Category: biblical counseling

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Wise Boundaries, Part 2

We all have areas of sin in which we struggle the most. In our previous blog, we talked about how we can build up wise boundaries in our sin struggles to help us in the fight to please God. Today, we will dig more into that subject, as we examine the principles of setting up… Read More»

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Wise Boundaries, Part 1

We all have areas of our lives in which we are tempted the most. One person may be often tempted by food – overindulging, obsessing over calories, etc. Another may be often tempted to gossip – speak to others about a situation or person when the listener is neither a part of the problem nor… Read More»

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The Purpose of Life

Many struggle to find their purpose. Those in despair feel that life is meaningless, those who are going through a trial wonder what’s the point. When faced with life’s decisions, what should be our main goal? Knowing our goal and purpose of life affects us deeply. If a person’s goal is to have a life of… Read More»

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God’s Word as a Mirror

I’m getting ready to dash out the door to work, but I pause long enough to brush my teeth and glance in the mirror. That’s when I notice it-somehow, a big blob of peanut butter ended up on my chin instead of on my toast! But it’s just peanut butter, I’m in a hurry, and… Read More»

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Biblical Hope: Part 2

In our previous blog post, we started in on the discussion of hope. What does it mean to hope in God and find our hope in Him? We were reminded that hope and belief are closely related. We must believe that something is true before we can put our hope in it. Up to this… Read More»

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Biblical Hope: Part 1

I recently had a counselee ask me a very good question: “I know that I need to trust in God, but I don’t really understand what it means to hope in Him.” I had to think for a moment before answering that one – did I understand it myself? These questions are always great opportunities… Read More»

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Handling Emotions: Genesis 4:4-7

Emotions are powerful, and sometimes seem as though they are either a blessing or a curse. God has given us emotions for a purpose, but it can be so easy to let our emotions run our lives instead of seeing them as God has intended. In this blog, we will briefly discuss the place of… Read More»